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India

Adnan Abidi

Jet Airways shares plunge, rivals race to grab grounded carrier's slots

18 Apr 2019

MUMBAI/NEW DELHI Jet Airways Ltd shares plunged on Thursday, battered by fears about whether the grounded Indian airline would fly again, even as carriers like rival SpiceJet rushed in to plug a supply gap in the wake of their rival's demise. | Video

Hindu hardliners force meat sellers to shut shop in Gurugram

13 Oct 2018

Gurugram, India Indian Hindu hardliners are forcing meat sellers to shut shops in Gurugram, which is home to global outsourcing firms, saying they must respect the feelings of majority Hindus celebrating a nine-day festival.

Wider Image: An umbrella for shade - Rohingya refugee boy works to support family

10 Nov 2017

COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh Twelve-year-old Nur Hafes would rather be in school or playing football with friends at home in Myanmar.

Court jails self-styled 'godman' Gurmeet Ram Rahim for 20 years, security tight

29 Aug 2017

ROHTAK, India A judge sentenced self-styled "godman" Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, whose followers went on a deadly rampage after he was convicted of rape last week, to 20 years' jail on Monday, but a shoot-to-kill order, curfew and heavy police presence kept protesters at bay.

Police issue shoot on sight order ahead of Gurmeet Ram Rahim's sentencing

28 Aug 2017

ROHTAK, India Police issued orders on Monday to shoot protesters on sight ahead of the sentencing of a self-styled guru whose conviction for rape triggered deadly clashes last week.

Woman bouncer pulls no punches in Indian capital

14 Jul 2017

NEW DELHI Joking with clients and colleagues, Mehrunnisha Shokat Ali might be mistaken for any other patron of the Social watering hole in the Indian capital's swanky Hauz Khas neighborhood. | Video

In Princess Diana's footsteps, William and Kate visit Taj Mahal

17 Apr 2016

AGRA, India Where Princess Diana went alone, her son Prince William visited the Taj Mahal with his wife Kate on Saturday, bringing the British royal couple's week-long South Asian tour to a poignant close. | Video

Exiled Tibetans to elect leader to sustain struggle against China

20 Mar 2016

DHARAMSALA, India Exiled Tibetans across India and overseas started voting on Sunday to elect a political leader for the next five years, in a bid to help sustain their struggle to secure complete autonomy for Chinese-ruled Tibet.

WIDER IMAGE - Decade-old tattoos tell of devotion, caste and defiance in India

12 Jan 2016

ARJUNI, Mahettar Ram Tandon is still proud of the indelible message he carries almost five decades after he had the name of the Hindu god Ram tattooed over his entire body.

Decade-old tattoos tell of devotion, caste and defiance in India

12 Jan 2016

ARJUNI, India Mahettar Ram Tandon is still proud of the indelible message he carries almost five decades after he had the name of the Hindu god Ram tattooed over his entire body.

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